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Apr - Sep
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Countess Markievicz spent 4 months here in Cork City Gaol.
Photography by Barry McCarthy


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The Kingsley Hotel Cork


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The Kingsley

Victoria Cross

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About our location

The Lee Baths, 1934-1986

The Kingsley is located in an area steeped in local history, with stunning views of the passing River Lee and nearby walkway. The Lee Baths, operational from 1934 until 1986, were popular open air swimming pools that provided much entertainment and leisure for Cork’s citizens. The steps to the old baths are just a short distance from the site of The Kingsley, a wonderful historical connection which we have honoured throughout the hotel. The Springboard restaurant was named in homage to Andy O’Brien (“the Brown Bomber”), one of the first lifeguards at the baths and an eminent diver. Furthermore, the hotel honours those who were involved with the design and implementation of the baths by naming several of our business suites after these figures.

University College Cork

The Kingsley is proud to be located just a short distance from one of Europe’s most esteemed universities. Home to beautiful works of art, stunning architecture and well-cultivated gardens, University College Cork is a must-see for anyone visiting the city. The Deane-Woodward Suite at The Kingsley has been named in honour of Thomas Deane and Benjamin Woodward, two Cork based architects who designed the beautiful Main Quadrangle building, among others. Mary Ryan, UCC’s first female professor, is also honoured in the hotel’s Ryan Suite.

County Hall

Built in 1968, Cork’s County Hall is located just across from The Kingsley and is the hub of Cork’s civil services.



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